Accentuate

ACCENTUATE

Accentuate challenges perceptions of disability by providing life changing opportunities for Deaf and disabled people to participate and lead within the cultural sector.

Accentuate challenged perceptions of disability by providing life changing opportunities for Deaf and disabled people to participate and lead within the cultural sector.This was achieved by working in partnership with others to create groundbreaking projects which supported and promoted the talents of deaf and disabled people in the cultural sector.

D4D: Disability and Community, is a 4 year research programme that is investigating the evolving ways in which disabled people express, perform, experience and practice “community”.  Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council through their Connected Communities programme, D4D consist of a number of different contributing projects exploring diverse areas such as robotics, the arts, education, employment and gaming.  Esther Fox, Head of the Accentuate programme is leading an area of work exploring the impact of genetic screening using visual arts practice and VR.

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